Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in maritime sector saving thousands for boat operators

Pacific domestic vessels equipped with solar systems are saving up to 32% per year on operational costs, equivalent to AUD 48,000 as part of a new pilot project focused on reducing emissions and demonstrating the use of renewable energy in Pacific…

Pacific Transport Ministers launch global first strategy to strengthen the empowerment of women and girls in maritime

The Regional Strategy for Pacific Women In Maritime (2020-2024) was launched by the  Minister of Finance, Hon.  Sili Epa Tuioti calling political leaders and policy maker’s to support equal opportunities for women in the maritime sector.

Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting: Remarks by Bekir Sitki Ustaoglu, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting Remarks by Bekir Sitki Ustaoglu, Head, Asia and Pacific Section, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organisation (IMO) TATTE Conference Centre, Apia, Samoa, 16-20…

Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting: Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC)

Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) Apia, Samoa, 18-20 September 2019 Theme: Sustainable Energy and Transport Services for the Blue Pacific  

Solar power pilot project reducing greenhouse gas emissions for Vanuatu's 'Tiwi Trader'

On July 22nd, 2019, Pacific Community’s Director General, Dr. Colin Tukuitonga launched the pilot project of Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific), hosted by Pacific Community (SPC).   "Maritime Transport is a lifeline in…

Regional Maritime meetings

​Regional Maritime meetings in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 22-25 July 2019 at the occasion of the first visit of the IMO Secretary General in the Pacific.  

Eighth Search and Rescue (SAR) Workshop

The workshop aims to advocate ratification and appropriate implementation of the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, 1979 (SAR 1979), and will provide an opportunity for SAR leaders and practitioners from across the Pacific Islands…

Solomon Islands maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses

The Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA) together with national ship operators, have called for greater investment in energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses. The call was made…

Promoting the integration of marine insurance and liability mechanisms into the Pacific maritime transport system

Senior managers from Maritime Administrations and legislative draftspersons specialised in maritime and shipping related legislation from 11 Pacific Island countries gathered in Suva this week (26–29 September) for the Regional Workshop on International…

Pacific Community Marks World Maritime Day - Connecting ships, ports and people

Today the Pacific Community (SPC), the leading regional technical body in the maritime transport sector, hosts a joint celebratory session of World Maritime Day with representatives of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Pacific Island…
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